Dec 8, 2012 6:00am PST
this weekend. first, two people were killed in a head-on collision in byron yesterday and then last night in concord a 21-year-old man riding a skateboard was hit and killed. police say a 21-year-old creighton woman was driving a chevy tahoe when she hit the skateboarder. police say the concord man was in the crosswalk when he was hit. he suffered major injuries and died at the hospital. traffic was detoured for hours for the police investigation. the byron highway and contra costa road open this morning after two people were killed there, including a young boy. the accident happened around 3:30 on the stretch of highway that crosses the california aqua duct. witnesses say the driver of an 88 oldsmobile swerved across the yellow line and snatched into the big rig. the boy, believed to be between 8 and 9 years old, died at the scene. the driver, a 21-year-old woman from bay point, died at the hospital. the supreme court said it will take up two same-sex marriage cases, including california's proposition 8. >> i have been waiting for three years to enjoy the same privilege these folks are e
Dec 8, 2012 8:00am PST
in a head-on collision in byron yesterday and last night in concord, a 21-year-old man riding a skateboard was hit and killed. a clayton woman hit the skateboarder at monument boulevard. police say the concord man was in the crosswalk when he was hit. he suffered major injuries and died at the hospital. they are still looking whether or not the traffic signal was working or drugs or alcohol were involved. >>> the byron highway in contra costa is reopened following a head-on accident that killed two people there including a young boy. the accident happened around 3:30 on the stretch of highway that crosses the california aqueduct. they swerved across the yellow line and smashed moot big rig. boy believed to be eight and nine died at the scene. the driver died at the hospital. >>> supreme court will review a suit challenging a federal defense of marriage act as well as prop 8 that bangs gay marriage. it will impact gay rights in the country. >> reporter: couples are getting married here but not same-sex couples. the decision was overturned in 2008 when they supported the ban on gay marriage.
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
were involved. they have not arrested the driver. the byron highway in contra costa county is back open this morning following the head-on collision there that killed two people, including a young boy. sky 7hd flew over the scene yesterday afternoon t happened around 3:30 on the stretch of highway that crosses the automatic which duct. the driver of an 88 oldsmobile swerved over the yellow line and smashed into the big rig. a boy believed to be between 8 and 9 years old died at the scene and the driver from bay point died at the hospital. >>> the supreme court will review a suit challenging the federal marriage of act, it will impact gay rights in this country. here is mark matthews with more. >> couples of getting married here, just not same-sex couples. the groundbreaking decision was overturned by california voters in 2008 when they supported prop 8s ban on gay marriage. watching from the sidelines, one-half of the same sex couple, elizabeth chase. >> this isn't the first time i have watched a couple get married while talking about marriage equality in san francisco city hall. i've b
Dec 7, 2012 9:00pm PST
the scene on byron highway at clifton court just after the crash. mid afternoon today. you are lacking at the aftermath of head open collision between big rig an another vehicle. chp says 21-year-old woman and an 8 or 9-year-old boy both died in the horrible accident. look at it. she was driving and investigators say the boy was wearing his seat belt. truck driver saw her car swerving before they hit head on. he appears to be okay. terrible scene in contra costa county. >>> hand so say police officers say the department turned ominous corner. they say the number of officers leaving the department is growing faster than train new recruit. corrina tonight has the very latest on the saga of the incredible shrinking police force. >> officer tina is one of 6 people just this week signing paperwork to walk away from a job at the san jose police department. after 27 years she is rae tiring with a disability and is part of unprecedented exodus. >> variability is definitely toxic. officers really can't speak their mind about what is going on. the chef doesn't listen. the mayor don't l